Jonathan congratulates Atiku at 72, describes him as a man of courage
Ex-President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on the occasion of his 72nd birthday, describing him as a courageous leader.
In a goodwill message which he personally signed, Jonathan noted that Atiku has made significant contributions to the growth and development of our nation.
A statement signed by Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, the former President’s media adviser, said that Jonathan also prayed for God’s blessings to enable Atiku do more for the progress of the nation.
It said further: “I wish to, most sincerely, congratulate you on your 72nd birthday. You have every cause to be thankful to God for long life and a fulfilling experience.
“You are a man of great courage, wisdom and dedication; all of which you have deployed in service to the nation and humanity.
“Through deep and long-lasting engagements in politics, industry and national integration, you have made outstanding contributions to the growth and development of our nation.
“Your enormous experience, good health and sound intellect are God’s blessings to enable you rededicate yourself to the effort to build a country of our collective dreams.
“I Join your family and other well-wishers to wish you more productive years in in the service of our fatherland.”